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UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings

The University of California, San Francisco Tobacco Control Archives Multimedia Collection contains audiotapes and videotapes related to the advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products as well as materials gathered and produced by tobacco control advocates. The UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings Collection includes some of the audiotapes from the larger Multimedia Collection.

As a result of the Minnesota lawsuit, the major tobacco companies and the industry trade associations agreed to place millions of pages of paper documents and audiovisual materials in the Minnesota Tobacco Documents Depository. The University of California, San Francisco houses digital versions of the paper documents in the Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) and has acquired a small portion of the audiovisual materials, some of which you can listen to here. Visit the UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos Collection to download or stream videos.

The UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings Collection contains material that is generally unavailable outside the Minnesota Depository and includes recordings of focus groups, interviews, corporate presentations, both internal and external, and radio commercials.

You can search, or learn more about, the catalog of tape titles for the entire UCSF Tobacco Control Archives Multimedia Collection, as well as for the tapes in Minnesota, on the LTDL website.

New titles are uploaded regularly so check back frequently for recent additions.

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tobacco 250
cigarette 159
advertising 144
radio 130
smokeless tobacco 92
male 83
marketing 55
sports sponsorship 51
nicotine 42
female 36
marketing research 36
tobacco related health concerns 35
smoker behavior 31
cigarette brands 27
regulation 27
secondhand smoke 23
tar 23
laboratory research 22
business activity 21
youth 21
anti-smoking advocacy 19
filter 19
sales 19
international trade 18
tobacco industry scientist 18
cigarette design 17
excise tax 16
political activity 15
tobacco industry employee 15
alcoholic beverage 14
profit 14
public place 13
gender 12
government 12
legal activity 12
retail outlet 12
animal subject 11
lung cancer 11
tobacco industry 11
Surgeon General 10
addiction 10
children 10
industry response 10
industry sponsored research 10
local ordinance 10
low yield cigarette 10
smoking restriction 10
athlete 9
disease 9
food 9
industry sponsored conference 9
industry strategy 9
cancer 8
demographics 8
fire safe cigarette 8
lawsuit 8
restaurant 8
cigarette packaging 7
industry sponsored prevention program 7
legislation 7
menthol cigarette 7
research activity 7
smoking section 7
workplace 7
youth access 7
airplane 6
class action suit 6
epidemiology 6
public relations 6
smoker 6
smoking cessation 6
societal attitude 6
television 6
Congress 5
cardiovascular disease 5
distribution 5
familial relation 5
fire 5
hearing 5
insurance 5
peer influence 5
state legislation 5
tobacco industry lawyer 5
young adult smoker 5
Medicaid lawsuit 4
emphysema 4
export 4
local government 4
metabolism 4
promotions 4
public health research 4
public policy 4
school based program 4
academic institution 3
adults 3
brand image 3
carcinogen 3
cigarette additive 3
cigarette analysis 3
court decision 3
economic cost 3
flight attendant 3
high school 3
high school student 3
legal right 3
lobbying 3
mass media 3
media advocacy 3
promotional merchandise 3
respiratory system 3
smoke constituent 3
tax 3
tobacco leaf 3
warning label 3
working class 3
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African American 2
adverse effects 2
advertising agency 2
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advocacy 2
age group 2
airport 2
asbestos 2
cell 2
corporate responsibility 2
document destruction 2
economic policy 2
epidemiological research 2
event sponsorship 2
federal legislation 2
government spending 2
grass roots lobbying 2
health care activity 2
industry funding of education 2
industry sponsorship 2
inhalation study 2
labor union 2
law enforcement 2
media campaign 2
nicotine gum 2
nose 2
production 2
promotional campaign 2
respiratory disease 2
shareholder resolution 2
social cost 2
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student 2
taxation 2
tobacco control 2
tobacco farmer 2
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Arab 1
Attorney General 1
Black 1
Caucasian 1
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News & Talk Shows 1
advertising budget 1
advertising effectiveness 1
advertising impact 1
advocacy group 1
bar 1
biologically active substance 1
charitable donation 1
class action lawsuit 1
corporation 1
drug use 1
ethnic group 1
geographic location 1
health care facility 1
health care related organization 1
health education program 1
heavy smoker 1
hospitality industry 1
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import 1
impoverished 1
individual lawsuit 1
indoor air quality 1
lawyer 1
lungs 1
market research 1
marketing strategy 1
mental health 1
military personnel 1
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movie 1
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passive smoking lawsuit 1
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Transferred from an 8-track recording, this is a Marlboro cigarette radio commercial sung by country-western singer Eddie Arnold.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, radio, advertising
UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings
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Focus group of female Max smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson in Los Angeles discussing 120 millimeter cigarettes and advertising for Max cigarettes.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, cigarette brands, cigarette design, smoker...
Radio commercial for Marlboro cigarettes.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, radio
Kent cigarette radio commercials in English and Spanish.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, radio, advertising, African American
Focus group held in Chicago that discusses Bill Clinton's economic plan, including his proposal to increase excise taxes on cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, taxation, excise tax, economic policy, health care...
Focus group of female Max smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson in Los Angeles discussing 120 millimeter cigarettes and advertising for Max cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, cigarette brands, cigarette design, smoker...
Opening, Industry Overview(part a) includes: animated graphic presentation on maximizing operating effectiveness, Alexander Spears discussion of NTQ process, technology, training, research and development, and a presentation about the state of the tobacco industry and Lorillard's position in it. Sales, Marketing, Harley Davidson, Style(part b) includes: analysis of sales and marketing of two new products including brand image, demographics, female smokers and sales to the military.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, business activity, tobacco industry, sales, marketing, marketing strategy,...
Phone interview between a person who is writing an article on technologies for achieving low tar cigarettes and Dr. Alexander Spears from the Lorillard Tobacco Company. Includes unrelated recording at the end of the tape.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, tar, nicotine, filter, low yield cigarette, tobacco industry employee, research...
Four versions of a statement by the Tobacco Institute about the "cigarette controversy" in which they say that the dangers of cigarette smoking have not been proven by scientists but they will continue to fund research on the subject.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, public relations, epidemiology, laboratory research, tobacco related health...
Focus group of female smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson in Los Angeles discussing 120 millimeter cigarettes and advertising for Max cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, cigarette brands, cigarette design, smoker...
Focus group of female smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson (session six, Pittsburgh, PA) discussing 120 millimeter cigarettes and advertising for Max cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, cigarette brands, cigarette design, smoker...
Soundtrack for a promotional video on the history of the Marlboro brand, focusing on its marketing and advertising, including an interview with Leo Burnett who created an early advertising campaign.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, cigarette packaging, advertising, sales, television, newspaper, male, filter,...
Meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to showcase Philip Morris' accomplishments to the investment community and its goal of increasing earnings and returns to stockholders. Opening with a promotional video, the presentation features Geoffrey Bible, James Kilts, Jack McDonough, James Morgan and Murray Bring reporting on Kraft, Miller Brewing Company, Philip Morris USA and on the legal and regulatory environment facing PM. The reports are interspersed with television commercials.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, sales, international trade, advertising, television, cigarette brands, sports...
Meeting held by Schroeder Wertheim with Philip Morris executives, also on teleconference, with a presentation and question and answer period. H. Millington reports on the financial and business affairs of Philip Morris Companies' food, beer and tobacco divisions.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, alcoholic beverage, food, profit, sales, business activity, young adult smoker,...
Youth smoking prevention promotion.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, youth, industry sponsored prevention program
Last segment of a meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to showcase Philip Morris' accomplishments to the investment community and its goal of increasing earnings and returns to stockholders. Geoffrey Bible takes questions from the audience about international tobacco sales, litigation by and against Philip Morris, and other issues.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, sales, international trade, advertising, television, cigarette brands, sports...
Focus group, conducted for the Tobacco Institute, of smokers discussing smoking restrictions on airlines and other tobacco-related issues. Watch videotape of this session at the UCSF Tobacco Industry Videos Collection.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, airport, airplane, flight attendant, smoking section,...
Focus group held in New Jersey at 3 pm on 30 April 1976. Leader shows a slide of "19+" a new brand of cigarettes and discusses the "filter" that comes with the pack.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, smoker behavior, demographics, female, working class,...
Two Swedish consultants discuss with American and British Lorillard executives the results from four focus groups consisting of health conscious smokers. Issues covered include behavior and attitudes about cigarette size, price, taste, American cigarettes, brand loyalty and Kent cigarettes. This is the second part of the discussion.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, smoker behavior, tar, nicotine, cigarette design, tobacco...
Focus group, led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson, of female Kent smokers in Phoenix, Arizona discussing Kent cigarettes, tar and nicotine, filters, and advertising.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, smoker behavior, female, advertising,...
Focus group, led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson, of female Kent smokers in Portland, Oregon discussing Kent cigarettes, tar and nicotine, filters, and advertising.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, smoker behavior, female, advertising,...
Focus group of female smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson in Los Angeles discussing 120 millimeter cigarettes and advertising for Max cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, cigarette brands, cigarette design, smoker...
Focus group, led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson, of female Kent smokers in Phoenix, Arizona discussing Kent cigarettes, tar and nicotine, filters, and advertising.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, smoker behavior, female, advertising,...
Virginia Slims cigarettes jingle "You've Come A Long Way, Baby."
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, female, sports sponsorship, radio, advertising, marketing
Interview with Joseph Bittner, a Yakima, Washington surgeon, who alleges that cancer is caused by viruses that, based on his review of cancer rates in the Hanford, Washington area, radiation can eliminate. He wants the tobacco companies to investigate the use of radiation on tobacco to prevent it from causing lung cancer.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, cancer, carcinogen, cardiovascular disease, epidemiology
Focus group of smokers discussing Zack, a newly introduced cigarette with denim-style packaging, focusing on taste and flavor.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, demographics, gender, female, male, cigarette packaging,...
Focus group, conducted for the Tobacco Institute, of smokers and non-smokers discussing smoking restrictions in airplanes and other tobacco-related issues. Tape begins in the middle of the discussion.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, airport, airplane, flight attendant, smoking section,...
Focus group conducted by Joyner Hutcheson Research, Inc. with adult female smokers discussing safety and fire safe cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, fire, government, regulation, fire safe cigarette, smoker...
Focus group conducted by Joyner Hutcheson Research, Inc. with adult female smokers discussing safety and fire safe cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, fire, government, regulation, fire safe cigarette, smoker...
Telephone interview done with a 27 year old, married woman living in Tennessee who is a high school graduate discussing issues such as price, taste, brand image, coupons, and generic cigarettes.[Track 1 first half difficult to hear; track 13 first third difficult to hear.]
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, smoker behavior, heavy smoker, Caucasian, female, adults,...
Focus group, led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson, of female smokers in Portland, Oregon discussing the cigarette brands that they smoke, Kent cigarettes, tar and nicotine, filters, and advertising.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, smoker behavior, female, advertising,...
Audio recording of the "Structured Creativity Conference" session held in Hampshire, UK in June 1984. British American Tobacco (BAT) marketing and product development personnel discuss approaches to push their product in light of future marketing constraints and social pressure towards a smoke-free society. Employees present several proposal including low sidestream smoke cigarettes and nicotine inhalers. Also includes a derogatory discussion of intended consumers in developing...
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, cigarette design, filter, smoker, marketing, advertising, retail outlet,...
Kent cigarette radio commercials.
Topics: radio, advertising
Two focus groups of menthol cigarette smokers, one of women (group 3), one of men (group 4), held on Long Island in New York on 18 October 1972 discussing the advertising of True cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, menthol cigarette, smoking cessation,...
Clips of instrumental and vocal music and narration, some about Newport cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising
Two Swedish consultants discuss with American and British Lorillard executives the results from four focus groups consisting of health conscious smokers. Issues covered include behavior and attitudes about cigarette size, price, taste, American cigarettes, brand loyalty and Kent cigarettes. Discussion is continued on Tape 2.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, smoker behavior, tar, nicotine, cigarette design, tobacco...
Vocal music used in Kool cigarette commercials.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, marketing, promotional campaign
UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings
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Radio commercial for Happy Days.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising, marketing
Focus group, led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson, of female smokers in Phoenix, Arizona discussing the cigarette brands that they smoke, Kent cigarettes, tar and nicotine, filters, and advertising.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, smoker behavior, female, advertising,...
Copenhagen radio commercials with Cale Yarborough.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising, male
Kent cigarette radio commercials.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, radio, advertising
Meeting held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to showcase Philip Morris' accomplishments to the investment community and its goal of increasing earnings and returns to stockholders. Opening with a promotional video, the presentation features Geoffrey Bible, James Kilts, Jack McDonough, James Morgan and Murray Bring reporting on Kraft, Miller Brewing Company, Philip Morris USA and on the legal and regulatory environment facing PM. The reports are interspersed with television commercials.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, sales, international trade, advertising, television, cigarette brands, sports...
Focus group conducted by Joyner Hutcheson Research, Inc. with adult male smokers discussing safety and fire safe cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, fire, government, regulation, fire safe cigarette, smoker...
Representatives from Philip Morris make a presentation and answer questions about the company's financial health on a telephone conference of stock brokers and financial analysts
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, profit, food, international trade, alcoholic beverage, youth, lawsuit,...
Compilation of Kent cigarette radio commercials. Incluces bates 00240004A-00240012C. Side A.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, radio, advertising, African American, menthol cigarette
UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings
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Voice over for a video about Park 500, Philip Morris refined leaf processing facility in Chester, Virginia.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, tobacco processing, tobacco industry employee, tobacco leaf, business activity
Debates between proponents and opponents of the Proposition 188, final segment of the tape includes discussion (possibly by the representatives of the Los Angeles Unified School district) on how to teach tobacco use prevention.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advocacy group, public place, bar, hospitality industry, hospitality industry...
Focus group held in New Jersey at 7 pm on 30 April 1976. Leader shows a slide of "19+" a new brand of cigarettes and discusses the "filter" that comes with the pack.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, smoker behavior, demographics, male, working class, smoker,...
Retired New York Yankees star Bobby Murcer performs his hit country single "I'm a Skoal Dippin' Man."
Topics: tobacco, male, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising
Soundtrack for a video about secondhand smoke enumerates the reasons why local anti-smoking laws should not be passed, culminating with theme of how these ordinances threaten individual freedoms and democracy itself.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, secondhand smoke, smoking restriction, public place, tobacco related health...
Focus group number one of female smokers and number two of male smokers held on 16 October 1972 discussing their smoking habits and reactions to various True and Vantage cigarette advertisements. Click Here to View Part 1 Click Here to View Part 2
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, cigarette brands, menthol cigarette, tar, nicotine, low...
Retired New York Yankees star Bobby Murcer performs his hit country single "I'm a Skoal Dippin' Man." With introduction by Walt Garrison.
Topics: tobacco, male, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising
Focus group participants are asked to explain how they evaluate the cigarettes they are testing.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, cigarette design, market research, smoker behavior
Presentations to the Lorillard national sales meeting including a review of Old Gold's sales, a report on legal activity and governmental affairs, and the marketing strategy for the Kent, True and Newport brands, which was interrupted by the tape's end.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, sales, marketing, geographic location, retail, business activity, cigarette...
Focus group conducted by Joyner Hutcheson Research, Inc. with adult male smokers discussing safety and fire safe cigarettes.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, fire, government, regulation, fire safe cigarette, smoker...
Loews Corporation 1993 annual stockholders' meeting includes Board of Directors elections, shareholder resolutions (cigarette warning labels on all marketing, promotional materials and merchandise), and a brief report on its divisions (CNA, Lorillard, Bulova Technologies, Diamond Offshore Drilling, CBS, and Loews Hotels).
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, business activity, corporation, profit, anti-smoking advocacy, sales,...
Interview with Jolly Ann Davidson and Tom Lauria about the effectiveness of cigarette warning labels. They also discuss the Tobacco Institute youth smoking prevention program and a new booklet "Tobacco: Helping Youth Say No."
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, youth, youth access, school based program, high school, high school student,...
Shoi Dickinson leads a focus group of women discussing their reactions to different phrases in Kent advertisements.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, demographics, gender, female, advertising
Skoal radio commercials with Charlie Daniels.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising
Philip Morris' 1994 annual stockholders' meeting (first part) includes Board of Directors elections, four shareholder resolutions (reform of Kraft's dairy operations to benefit farmers, assistance to tobacco farmers), and business and financial reports. Tape ends during presentation of third shareholder resolution.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, business activity, shareholder resolution, youth, advertising, anti-smoking...
End of discussion about Max cigarettes by a group of female smokers led by Shoi Balaban Dickinson (session five, Pittsburgh, PA). Barely audible.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, marketing research, gender, female, advertising
Radio commercial for Skoal Long Cut.
Topics: tobacco, male, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising
Operations Department presentation to the Board of Directors focuses on international competition, particularly from Japan, and the increased need for better quality control of operations and the inspection process.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, business activity, production, cigarette packaging, cigarette design, cigarette...
R. J. Reynolds representatives test marketing a new cigarette in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area discuss with radio listeners the benefits of Eclipse, a cigarette with no ashes, less tar and nicotine, and less secondhand smoke.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, secondhand smoke, tar, nicotine, marketing, safer cigarette, cigarette design,...
Skoal radio commercials with Charlie Daniels.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising, marketing, male
Harley Davidson cigarette commercials in Japanese.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, international trade, import, advertising, radio
Harley Davidson cigarette commercial in Japanese.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, advertising, international trade, radio
Tape of "Passive Smoking: Health Effects, Policy Development and Community Activism" at the 9th Annual National Preventive Medicine Conference, "Linking Science, Policy and Practice." Tape includes moderator's introduction and presentation by James Repace on the medical effects of secondhand smoke and Tom Fileti's remarks.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, secondhand smoke, airplane, regulation, legislation, international trade,...
Justin Catanoso (News & Record, Greensboro) interviews Dan Donahue, counsel for R. J. Reynolds about former R. J. Reynolds scientist Anthony "Tony" Colucci claims that R. J. Reynolds had shut down a biological research program because it was on the verge of proving a link between smoking and respiratory disease and about a report on this program prepared by toxicologist Paul Brubaker. Second part of the tape includes fragment of an interview with Sam Simmons about his experience...
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, court decision, tobacco industry scientist, animal subject, tobacco related...
Educational program for college students about the hazards of smokeless tobacco.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, student, academic institution, tobacco related health concerns
Tobacco Institute tape recording of a televised interview of Walker Merryman by a male CBS reporter that covers a number of issues including the validity of scientific research, the tobacco control movement, government regulation and secondhand smoke.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, tobacco related health concerns, television, secondhand smoke, public health...
Panel on legal drugs and safety at a Cato Institute sponsored conference on safety and risk perception including presentations on access to untested AIDS drugs, a review of scientific research on secondhand tobacco smoke and fetal alcohol syndrome and effect. Alan Katzenstein questions the reliability and accuracy of research associating secondhand tobacco smoke with disease.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, insurance, regulation, government, secondhand smoke, tobacco related health...
Tape of conference call organized by Philip Morris to discuss with financial analysts its lawsuit challenging the Food and Drug Administration's intention to regulate nicotine as a drug.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, lawsuit, youth, legislation, state legislation, federal legislation,...
Justin Catanoso interviews Sam Simmons about his experience as a biochemical scientist for R.J. Reynolds doing experiments on smoke inhalation in animal subjects in the 1960s and 1970s.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, industry sponsored research, lawsuit, document destruction, tobacco industry...
Commercials for Skoal Bandit sweepstakes at 7-Eleven stores.
Topics: tobacco, smokeless tobacco, radio, advertising, marketing, retail outlet